6 Creepy Halloween Snacks for Kids [Easy Recipes]

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6 Creepy Halloween Snacks for Kids [Easy Recipes]

Making Halloween snacks for kids with kids during time together provides a great opportunity for grandparents, parents, and kids to make and share memories.

Halloween is such a fun holiday for all of us, no matter the age. It’s a wonderful time to create fun, long lasting memories. If the children are too young to share memories, bring out pictures of you together and talk about the where, what, and the fun you enjoyed with them.

Creepy Halloween Snacks for Kids

Here are six fun – yet healthy – easy Halloween snacks for kids recipes to prepare together with your grandchildren for Halloween party food, after-school snacks…or just because you want to…from Disney FamilyFun magazine.  (I especially love the “brain” –  it will be the center of attention on your Halloween party food table…see below!)

Black Bean Cat Crudite´s

halloween snacks for kidsNo bones about it, this kitty skeleton makes a healthy centerpiece for Halloween parties or school gatherings.

Just arrange assorted fresh vegetables and a bowl of your favorite black bean dip in the shape of a spooky cat.

Edible Eyeballs

Set out a platter of these creepy peepers, and your party guests are bound to do a double take.

Simply slice carrots into 1-inch-thick chunks, top each with a blob of cream cheese and one half of a pitted black olive, and they’re ready to serve.

Salty Bones

halloween snacks for kidsIt wouldn’t be Halloween without a skeleton—in this case, one that’s been disassembled into a pile of tasty bones to pick.

Unroll a tube of refrigerated breadsticks we used an 11-ounce tube to make 12 bones) and separate the rectangular pieces. Working with one piece at a time, stretch the dough to lengthen it a bit and then use kitchen scissors or a knife to cut a 1K-inch slit in the center of each end. Shape the resulting four flaps of dough into knobs that look like the ends of a bone. Place the dough bones on an ungreased baking sheet, spacing them a few inches apart, and sprinkle on a little coarse salt. Bake the bones at 375° until they are light golden brown, about 12 minutes.

Mummy Pizzas

halloween snacks for kidsThese yummy mummy pizzas make a quick and fun Halloween lunch or dinner.

To create one, first spread a tablespoon of pizza sauce onto half of an English muffin (toast it first, if you like). Set olive slices in place for eyes and add round slices of green onion or bits of red or green pepper for pupils. Lay strips of cheese (we used a pulled-apart cheese stick) across the muffin for the mummy’s wrappings. Bake at 350° until the cheese is melted and the muffin is toasty, about 10 minutes.

Pumpkin Roll-Ups

halloween snacks for kidsHere’s a wholesome snack to serve before the kids head out to trick-or-treat.

Lay American cheese slices or spread cream cheese on sun-dried-tomato tortillas, then roll them up and cut them into 1-inch sections. Use a toothpick to secure each roll-up, topped with a sprig of cilantro or parsley.

Melon Brain

halloween snacks for kidsCreated from nothing more than a small, round seedless watermelon, this spooky cerebral creation is bound to turn heads.

First, use a vegetable peeler to remove the entire green rind, exposing the inner white rind. Then slice off the bottom of the melon to make a flat base that will keep it from rolling. With a toothpick, outline squiggly furrows that resemble the folded surface of a brain. Finally, carve narrow channels along the tracings with a sharp paring knife (a parent’s job) to expose the pink fruit beneath the rind.

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About the Author:

Grandmother of 5 great kids, retired special ed high school teacher, married since 1972 to Poppy…loves spoiling the grands, crocheting for whomever I can and charities, reading, crafts, outdoors, and blogging.

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  5. Rachel 2009/10/27 at 12:55 pm

    Cute ideas! I find a lot of Halloween creations are hard to make and require too much patience on my part, but I think I could handle the salty bones recipe 🙂

  6. Susan Adcox 2009/10/19 at 7:57 pm

    Very clever! These are spooky treats that my grandchildren will actually eat, especially the salty bones and English mummies.

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  8. corinne 2009/10/17 at 12:39 pm

    i happen to think that some of this recipes were a great idea very easy to make like the meleon brain and the bones its quick and scarey and very neat thanks

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